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Thinking Before You Speak: A Valuable Lesson
This was all a long time ago. So although in my mind, my recollection is clear, it’s entirely possible that the events were slightly different ...Read more
Great Ideas MUST Be Well Communicated
Generating fresh ideas is all very well, but of little or no use to your organisation if the ideas aren’t well communicated. Here we explore ...Read more
Business Clichés – Part Three
Hopefully, you’ve enjoyed the first two parts of this series. Before we ‘over-mine this rich vein’ of business clichés… in the final part (for now!) ...Read more
Tips for Training Managers – 8 Ways to Promote Your Training Courses
It’s not always easy to persuade learners to sign-up for a course. Your training course may well be tailor-made to suit your target learners, offering ...Read more
Creativity in Business – Does it Provide a Real Edge?
Are the Most Creative Companies the Most Successful? Over the last few decades, creativity in business has become one of the most sought after skills. ...Read more
Can we use innovation to achieve a competitive advantage?
In today’s highly competitive environment, the goal of every business or organisation is to get ahead of the competition. This is known as ‘competitive advantage’. ...Read more
The 3 essentials for creating a creative culture at work
Google is perhaps most famous for pushing the boundaries of the workplace with its informal, playful working spaces, relaxed working practices and the enviable perks ...Read more
Is creative thinking at work a time-consuming and expensive distraction?
The phrase ‘creativity’ often conjures up images of artists flinging paint at a canvas or sketching wildly on a notepad, so it can be hard ...Read more
Synthesis – what’s it got to do with me and my business?
Synthesis is the final stage of a philosophical theory known as the dialectic method. This theory looks at the inevitability of change and how opposing ...Read more
Decision Making – Art or Science?
Decision making is a vital part of business, from everyday operational decisions at junior management level, to long-term strategic decisions faced by senior management. Decisions ...Read more
The rise, fall and rise again of bite size learning
In our fast-paced society, new objects and ideas, from food to technology, seem to go in and out of fashion before we have had a ...Read more
The role of creative thinking in business
When creative thinking or creativity is mentioned, most people will immediately think of something related to art or design. But, creative thinking is not just ...Read more
Why innovation is vital for business
In this modern, and highly competitive age, businesses need innovation to remain a success. In the past, organisations could possibly survive without it, but those ...Read more
The key steps to effective problem solving
Problem solving is a skill that most businesses would say they are good at, but, the reality is different. Although many business owners and managers ...Read more
Yes, you can increase your brainpower!
Is it really possible to increase your brainpower and improve your creativity – whatever your age, training and background? Is there some scientific basis for ...Read more
Steve Jobs on creativity
‘Only connect’ – Steve Jobs on creativity The name of Steve Jobs is synonymous with creativity in business. Jobs’ achievements at Apple are legendary. There, ...Read more
3 Innovations in Education
My three favourite innovations in… education Creative and innovative thinking are vital to success in any area of life. Education – whether in the workplace ...Read more
3 Examples of Innovation in IT
Innovation in IT Innovation is a topic I enjoy returning to again and again. Why? It’s partly personal fascination with the new, and partly it’s ...Read more
Need to feel creative? Take a walk!
Having trouble generating ideas? Needing to get a different perspective on an issue? Then you might consider incorporating a walk into your daily routine. Called ...Read more
Developing Human Capital
Gary Becker and developing your ‘Human Capital’ This year saw the passing of one of the most influential figures in 20th century economics. Economics Nobel ...Read more